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Castle Class (1943) Corvette 
Ships

Ship Pennant
No
Launched Decommission/
Loss
Note:
To Corvette Group - MOWT Group
Alphabetical list of Corvettes - Corvette Group

Leeds Castle

K384

12-Oct-1943 1958 Sold and scrapped at Grays 05-Jun-1958.

Maiden Castle

K443

08-Jun-1943 1955 Renamed Empire Lifeguard 1944. Sold and scrapped 1955.

Morpeth Castle

K693

26-Aug-1943 1960 Sold and scrapped at Llanelly 09-Aug-1960.

Norham Castle

K447

12-Apr-1944 1947 To Royal Canadian Navy as RCN Humberstone K497, 1943. To merchant vessel Ta Wei 1947. Renamed King Kang 1949. Renamed Tai Shan 1950. Renamed Flying Dragon 1951. Renamed San Blas 1951. Renamed South Ocean. Sold Sep-1959 and scrapped at Hong Kong.

Nunnery Castle

K446

26-Jan-1944 1947 To Royal Canadian Navy as RCN Bowmanville K493, 1943. To merchant vessel Ta Shun 1947, Renamed Yuan Pei 1947. To Chinese Navy as Kuang Chou and believed scrapped.

Oakham Castle

K530

20-Jul-1943 ? To RAF Weather Reporter 1958.

Oxford Castle

K692

11-Dec-1943 1960 Sold and scrapped at Briton Ferry 06-Sep-1960. 

Pembroke Castle

K450

12-Feb-1944 1947 To Royal Canadian Navy as RCN Tilsonburg K496, 1943. To merchant vessel Ta Ching 1947, Renamed Chin Chin 1947. To Chinese (Taiwan) Navy as Kao An 1952.

Pevensey Castle

K449

11-Jan-1944 1960 To RAF Weather Monitor 1960.

Porchester Castle

K362

21-Jun-1943 1958 Sold and scrapped at Troon 14-May-1958.

Rayleigh Castle

K695

19-Jun-1944 1962 Renamed Empire Rest 1944. Sold and scrapped at Briton Ferry 05-Jun-1962. 

Rising Castle

K398

08-Feb-1944 1946 To Royal Canadian Navy as RCN Arnprior K494, 1943. To Uruguayan Navy as Montevideo 1946.

Rushen Castle

K372

16-Jul-1943 1960 To RAF Weather Surveyor 1960.

Sandgate Castle

K373

28-Dec-1943 1946 To Royal Canadian Navy as RCN St Thomas K488, 1943. To merchant vessel Camosun 1946. To Chilcotin 1958. To Yukon Star 1958. Hulked as floating hotel 1960.

Scarborough Castle

K536

08-Sep-1944 1955 Reamed Empire Peacemaker 1945. Sold and scrapped at Burght Jun-1955.

Sherbourne Castle

K453

21-Feb-1944 1946 To Royal Canadian Navy as RCN Petrolia K498, 1943. To merchant vessel Bharalaxmi 1946.

Shrewsbury Castle

K374

16-Aug-1943 12-Dec-1944 To Royal Netherlands Navy as Tunsberg Castle 1944. Mined Kola Inlet 12-Dec-1944.

Tamworth Castle

K393

26-Jan-1944 1947 To Royal Canadian Navy as RCN Kincardine K490, 1943. To merchant vessel Saada 1947.

Tintagel Castle

K399

13-Dec-1943 1958 Sold and scrapped at Troon Jun-1958.

Walmer Castle

K460

10-Mar-1944 1947 To Royal Canadian Navy as Leaside - K429 1943. To merchant vessel Coquitlam 1947. To Glacier Queen 1958. Hulked as floating hotel 1970.

Woolvesey Castle

K461

24-Feb-1944 1947 To Royal Canadian navy as Huntsville - K499 1943. To Merchant vessel Wellington Kent 1947. To Belle Isle II 1951. In collision with Merchant vessel Holmside off Three Rivers 19-Aug-1960.

York Castle

K537

20-Sep-1944 1955 Reamed Empire Comfort 1944. Sold and scrapped at Burght Jun-1955.
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Empire Comfort

K537

20-Sep-1944 1955 Ex York Castle 1944. Sold and scrapped at Burght Jun-1955.

Empire Lifeguard

K443

08-Jun-1943 1955 Ex Maiden Castle 1944. Sold and scrapped 1955

Empire Peacemaker

K536

08-Sep-1944 1955 Ex Scarborough Castle 1945. Sold and scrapped at Burgh Jun-1955.

Empire Rest

K695

19-Jun-1944 1962 Ex Rayleigh Castle 1944. Sold and scrapped at Briton Ferry 05-Jun-1962.

Empire Shelter

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